AIM Mail and AOL Mail Tips, Tricks and Secrets
Most Popular AIM Mail and AOL Mail Tips, Tricks and Secrets
What do you want to do with your free and large AIM Mail or AOL Mail account? Certainly not the exact same things everybody else wants. But… maybe something similar? Let's see if the AIM and AOL Mail tips most popular with others can prove useful to you, too.
Add a Name to the From: Lines of Mail You Send from AIM Mail, AOL Mail
AIM Mail and or AOL Mail screen names are scarce, and yours might not reflect your real name, business or pseudonym perfectly. Fortunately, you can add any further name to the From: lines of all messages you send.
AIM Mail and AOL Mail Message and Attachment Size Limits
You can send files and photos easily with AIM Mail and AOL Mail — but only files small enough. Find out about the AIM Mail and AOL Mail attachment size limit, and what to do when what you want to send exceeds it.
Block as Spam Mail Not from People in Your AIM/AOL Mail Address Book
Render your AIM Mail or AOL Mail Inbox spam-free: have all mail from people not in your address book routed to the "Spam" folder.
Change the Columns Shown in AIM Mail or AOL Mail
Don't care for flags, attachments or a button prone to deleting mail inadvertently? Would love to see message sizes? Here's how to change the columns shown in AIM Mail or AOL Mail folders.
Change the Default Mail Font in AIM Mail or AOL Mail
Don't want to use Arial for all email purposes? Increase the font size every time you start a new message? Here's how to change the default font face, size and color in AIM Mail and AOL Mail.
Filter a Folder's Messages To Suit Your Needs in AIM Mail or AOL Mail
Want to see only unread mail in an AIM Mail or AOL Mail folder, or just the messages to which you have not yet replied? Here's how to concentrate on just the kind of mail you want to see and hide the rest.
How to Access a Free AIM Mail Account with IncrediMail
AIM Mail and IncrediMail make a dynamic duo of great email service and rich email client. Here's how to set up IncrediMail to receive and send mail from and through your AIM Mail account.
How to Access a Free AIM Mail Account with Windows Mail, Outlook Expr.
Ah, the sweet taste of freedom — a peculiar, superficial kind of freedom, of course. But freedom nonetheless: get your AIM Mail in Windows Mail or Outlook Express in a very elegant manner.
How to Access AIM Mail in Windows Live Mail desktop
Windows Live Mail desktop provides full access to your AIM Mail account: you can read and archive messages, open custom folders and send mail, of course.
How to Access an AIM Mail Account in Mozilla Thunderbird
You can have your mail in the web-based AIM Mail and see it in Mozilla Thunderbird, too. Here's how to access a free AIM Mail account with Mozilla Thunderbird.
How to Access AOL Mail and AIM Mail in Windows Live Hotmail
You don't have to go to AOL to get your AOL Mail. You can get all new messages in Windows Live Hotmail, too. Of course, this works beautifully with AIM Mail as well.
How to Access Your AIM Mail Account in Your Email Program via…
AIM Mail is readily accessed on the web, but setting it up to be delivered (seamlessly and automatically syncing up with the web version) to your desktop email program is a snap, too.
How to Add a Sender to Your Contacts Fast in AIM Mail or AOL Mail
Looking for a way to build your address book that's swift and easy? Here's how to add any sender to your AIM Mail or AOL Mail contacts.
How to Change Your AIM Mail or AOL Mail Password
Do you think AOL forgot to include into AIM Mail and AOL Mail a way to change your password? You may be right; but you can change your password nonetheless — easily.
How to Chat with Somebody in AIM Mail or AOL Mail
In AIM Mail and AOL Mail, you can not only send emails but exchange instant messages with people signed into AIM, too.
How to Check the Spelling Automatically and Always in AIM Mai…
Never forget to check the spelling before you click "Send" again. AIM Mail or AOL Mail can run its spell checker over any message you write automatically.
How to Close Your AIM Mail Account
Do you have an AIM Mail account, screen name and email address that you no longer want or need? Here's how to get rid of them.
How to Collect Your Social Updates and Post Universally in AIM Mail
Why visit all the social networking and sharing sites individually when you can read updates in one convenient place, right inside AIM Mail? Here's how to set up social network aggregation in AIM Mail and AOL Mail.
How to Create an Email Signature in AIM Mail or AOL Mail
Set up a short signature once in AIM Mail or AOL Mail, and have it added to your every email automatically.
How to Export Your AIM Mail or AOL Mail Contacts
Save all your contacts from AIM Mail or AOL Mail to a text file — ready to be imported in just about any other email service, contact manager or, of course, email program.
How to Have AIM Mail or AOL Mail File Mail Using Filters
Spot the important mail fast by letting AIM Mail or AOL Mail move all things that you know can wait to a special folder. Here's how to set up mail rules that automatically file incoming messages based on your criteria in AIM Mail and AOL Mail.
How to Import AOL Messages and Contacts Into Gmail
Switch from AOL Mail to Gmail and keep your messages and contacts, too? Here's how to import all your folders and your address book from AOL Mail into Gmail.
How to Insert Images Inline in Emails with AIM Mail or AOL Mail
Say more with images: in AIM Mail and AOL Mail, sending photos and graphics alongside your message text is particularly easy.
How to Keep a Copy of Sent Mail in AIM Mail or AOL Mail
AIM Mail and AOL Mail put a copy of every message you send to the "Sent" folder automatically. If you intend to keep permanent copies of these messages there's something to consider, however.
How to Move Messages via Drag and Drop in AIM Mail or AOL Mail
The fastest route to move a message to a folder may be the direct one in AIM Mail or AOL Mail: using your mouse to drag and drop.
How to Post to Multiple Social Networks from AIM Mail or AOL Mail
Write once, publish anywhere: here's how to have status updates from AIM Mail or AOL Mail appear on your favorite social networking sites (from Facebook to MySpace and foursquare) automatically — and comment or like from that one place, too.
How to Print a Message in AIM Mail or AOL Mail
Send an email to the printer in AIM Mail or AOL Mail and get physical proof it exists (also handy to take driving instructions and such with you in foldable form).
How to Read Mail Using the AIM Mail and AOL Mail Preview Pane
Open and read emails in AIM Mail or AOL Mail with the message list still visible.
How to Recover a Forgotten AIM Mail or AOL Mail Password
Can't get into your AIM Mail or AOL Mail email account? The password you think you remember does not work for the user name you know is right? Here's how to reset and recover your AIM Mail or AOL Mail password.
How to Remove the AOL Footer from Emails You Send in AIM or AOL Mail
Wonder whether you advertise AOL services with every email you send? Here's how to find out if AOL adds a promotional footer to all emails you send from AIM Mail or AOL — and how to remove it or turn them back on.
How to Save a Chat Transcript in AIM Mail or AOL Mail
Wish chat was less fleeting? Here's how to save transcripts of your instant messaging sessions in AIM Mail or AOL Mail — and forward them or reply by email, too.
How to Save Emails as Drafts and Continue Later in AIM Mail or AOL Mai
No time to finish the email right now and click "Send"? Save it as a draft instead in AIM Mail or AOL Mail — and continue composing later.
How to Search Email in AIM Mail or AOL Mail
Looking for an old password or the latest email from your mom? AIM Mail and AOL Mail can help you find any kind of message fast.
How to Send a Message in Plain Text from AIM Mail or AOL Mail
If you want to make sure your recipients receive your email intact and have no reason to complain about formatting and security risk, send using plain text only. Here's how to do just that in AIM Mail or AOL Mail.
How to Send an Email to Undisclosed Recipients in AIM Mail or AOL Mail
Deliver a single message to multiple recipients without revealing any addresses. It's easy in AIM Mail and AOL Mail.
How to Send File Attachments with AIM Mail or AOL Mail
Want to get a PDF to a friend, a spreadsheet to your other email account and a picture to your photo sharing site? Here's how to attach and send documents of all kinds in AIM Mail or AOL Mail.
How to Set up a Vacation Auto-Reply in AIM Mail or AOL Mail
Let AIM Mail or AOL Mail reply to incoming emails while you're away.
How to Set Up Groups for Mailing Multiple Recipients Fast in AIM Mail, AOL Mail
Interact with your friends and colleagues efficiently: AIM Mail and AOL Mail let you create contact groups that make mailing many a snap.
How to Set up Outgoing AIM Mail (SMTP) in Any Email Client
Use your AIM Mail account to send mail from any email client (and have copies of outgoing messages placed in the "Sent" folder automatically).
How to Set Up Outgoing AOL Email in Any Email Program
If you read your AOL email in your favorite email program, here's how to send it, too.
How to Use AIM Mail and AOL Mail Fast with Keyboard Shortcuts
You can start new messages, engage the spell checker or delete emails right from the keyboard in AIM Mail or AOL Mail.
How to Use Rich HTML Text Formatting in AIM Mail or AOL Mail
Be bold, insinuate italics, urge underlines and lament lists: here's how to make use of rich HTML formatting in emails you write in AIM Mail or AOL Mail.
How to View the Source of a Message in AIM Mail or AOL Mail
The source of an email message can be used to trace it to its original sender, for example. In AIM Mail and AOL Mail, getting the source is easy.
How to View the Source of a Message in AIM Mail
The source of an email message can be used to trace it to its original sender, for example. In AIM Mail, getting the source is easy.
Prevent AIM Mail or AOL Mail from Opening Messages in Pop-Up Windows
Is AIM Mail or AOL Mail opening any new message in a new window and pops up a new frame when you want to compose an email, too? Here's how to prevent that and read as well as write inside the main AIM Mail or AOL Mail window.
Prevent Privacy Infringement Through Remote Images in AIM Mail or AOL
Make sure AIM Mail or AOL Mail does not reveal your opening messages to unknown senders.
Suggest a Feature or Report a Bug for AIM Mail
Do let the makers of AIM Mail and AOL Webmail know if something's not right; do let them know if you have an idea for new feature or improvement, too, and everybody can profit from more capable an email service.